Topic: World Politics
Terrorism & Security With Gilad Shalit prisoner swap done, Israelis and Palestinians debate its impact
Now that Gilad Shalit is back in Israel and the Palestinian prisoners have been released, Israelis weigh the potential cost of the deal and Palestinians examine how it shifts the Hamas-Fatah split.
10/18/2011 09:55 am
Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier was freed today after being held for more than five years in Gaza. Some 477 Palestinian prisoners were released at the same time.
10/18/2011 09:22 am
Protesters are right that income inequality is a major problem. But many on the Left support policies that would exacerbate that problem.
10/17/2011 09:00 pm
President Obama is hitting the road in North Carolina and Virginia to push his jobs plan and slam Republicans for opposing it. He would also very much like to win those states again next fall.
10/17/2011 08:12 pm
The Internet might be atwitter with theories about Ron Paul's eyebrows (seriously), but he rises above the fray to propose the mother of all budget cuts. Yes, that's $1 trillion in one year.
10/17/2011 07:56 pm
US diplomats want more information about Iran's involvement to be made public, to answer skeptics. But intelligence officials balk at revealing much more about assassination plot evidence.
10/17/2011 07:13 pm
Stocks had their worst drop in two weeks after German leaders cast doubt on how fast the debt deal process would be. The Dow dropped 247 points to close at 11397.
10/17/2011 06:31 pm
Herman Cain gets media scrutiny in five areas, including his ties to the Koch Brothers, who wrote 999, and Herman Cain's support for looser drunk-driving laws.
10/17/2011 06:30 pm
During a nine-day provincial tour, Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei pushed for voter participation in upcoming elections, but also suggested that a directly elected president might become a thing of the past.
10/17/2011 05:59 pm
Nearly 500 Palestinians are scheduled to be released by Israel Tuesday in an exchange for soldier Gilad Shalit. Here’s the status of seven well-known prisoners (See the whole list here):
10/17/2011 04:22 pm